Now available in the innovative SmartBook format as well as customizable chapters within McGraw-Hill’s CREATE, the second edition of Write Now guides students through the process of writing, revising, and editing their work and gives them greater confidence as they approach writing for college, for their careers, or for their everyday lives. The SmartBook version provides students with an adaptive reading experience, assists them in long-term knowledge retention, and prepares them for active in-class participation and writing assignments. The second edition offers students plenty of practical, hands-on advice for exploring ideas, drafting, revising, and editing for any writing situation they might encounter.
Spotlights — Graduate Spotlights provide testimonials from real college graduates that emphasize the importance of writing skills in their careers. New to this edition, Employer Spotlights give students additional insight into the importance of writing in the work world.
A Wide Variety of Reading Selections— Professional and student essays span numerous areas of interest and disciplines, providing opportunities for students to apply critical reading strategies as well as topics and models for their own writing.
An adaptive learning experience — The SmartBook version of Write Now reinforces key writing concepts for students in an engaging, interactive learning environment.
The Annotated Instructor’s Edition includes classroom tips, tips for using SmartBook and LearnSmart, and answers to activities and Grammar Window exercises.
Rhetorical Star — unique to Write Now, the Rhetorical Star is used throughout the text to keep students focused on their writing situation as they draft, revise, edit, and design their work.
Career-Based Writing Examples — each chapter in Part 2 includes at least one career-based writing example, as well as a section explaining how students will apply each writing strategy in school, in their careers, and in their personal lives.
The Instructor’s Manual provides a wealth of material to draw on, including the following: Chapter outlines, Lecture notes, Class activities, Sample assignments and writing topics, Discussion Questions for Online/Hybrid Classes, Graphic Organizers that can be used as handouts, Grading rubrics for each type of writing covered, and Peer review worksheets.
Note: * Indicates a selection that is new to this edition